Professor

Shinji Ohmaki

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Profile

1971

Born in Gifu, Japan

1995

B.A. in Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

1997

M.A. in Sculpture, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Solo Exhibitions and Projects

Solo Shows

1998

“INSIDE OUT” Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan

1999

“CONTACT” SKYDOOR Art Place Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan

2000

“AMBIVALENCE” Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan

2001

“AMBIENCE” (FOCUSING on A NEW GENERATION in JAPAN 2001) Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan
“Opened Eyes-Closed Eyes, air corridor 2000” (TOKYO WONDER WALL)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Japan

2002

“MUGEN” Gallery NAF, Aichi, Japan
“ECHO” TOKYO WONDER SITE, Tokyo, Japan
“Play Back” (TOKYO WONDER WALL -Follow up-) Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Japan

2004

“MUGEN -Field-” Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan
“Shinji Ohmaki exhibition” Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, U.S.A

2005

“ECHOES -INFINITY-“ Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Crystallization” Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“If you could see inside me” ISHIDA TAISEISHA CO., Ltd., Kyoto, Japan

2006

“Liminal Air -Descend-2006” Gallery A4, Tokyo, Japan

2007

“Liminal Air -Descend- 2007” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Design Gallery, Kanazawa, Japan
“Open Studio 40 Shinji Ohmaki” Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2008

“SOFT&QUIET “Bund 18 Creative Center, Shanghai, China
“ECHOES - INFINITY : Cherry Orchard” BALS TOKYO NAKAMEGURO, Tokyo, Japan

2009

Solo Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Solo Exhibition, Zonca & Zonca, Milan, Italy

Exhibitions and Prizes

1997

“KIRIN CONTEMPORARY AWARD 1997” KIRIN Art Space Harajuku, Tokyo / KIRIN PLAZA, Osaka, Japan

1999

“DESTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION” The University Art Museum-Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan
“TAMAVIVANT ‘99” Tama Art University Gallery, Tokyo

2000

“SHINE OUT 2000 - Kyoto Arts Festival” Daigoji-Temple, Kyoto, Japan
“INDOOR LIFE” Nagoya port garden wharf No. 20, Nagoya, Japan

2002

“ART COCKTAIL 2002” gallery & space AGITT, Tokyo, Ka@am

2003

“2003 Art Odyssey” Chiba City Museum of Art
“Out of the Blue” TOKYO WONDER SITE
“The 6th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art” Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Japan
“Twinkling Touch -Japanese and Western Pointillism-” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan

2005

“SPIRAL TAKE ART COLLECTION” Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
“GLOBAL PLAYERS in BankART1929” BankART1929 & BankART Studio NYK, Kanagawa
“PARADISE TIME” Spiral Garden, Tokyo

2006

“GLOBAL PLAYERS in Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany” Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany

2007

“BTAP 5th Anniversary - Works in Progress” BTAP, Beijing, China
“Beautiful New World: Contemporary Culture from Japan” BTAP, Beijing, China | Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
“Contemporary Art Festival Art Now 2007” Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea
“Cycle and Recycle in Contemporary Art” Aichi prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
“-scape” Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea
“The 8th Ssamzie Space Open Studio Exhibition, Hate to leave my studio” Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
“NO BOUNDS - Happy Contemporary 2007” Gallery SUN Contemporary, Seoul, Korea

2008

“Yokohama Triennale 2008” Kanagawa, Japan
“Happiness in Everyday Life” Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
“CAFE in Mito 2008” At various places throughout central Mito City, Ibaraki, Japan
“Milestones” Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Beijing, China
“Weaving” Gallery Zandari, Seoul, Korea

2009

Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia

Awards

1997

Encouragement prize at KIRIN CONTEMPORARY AWARD 1997

1999

The 14th Holbein Scholarship Grant

2000

Prize at TOKYO WONDER WALL
Prize at 10th Public Competition “Creating Kyoto,” Kyoto Arts Festival

2002

The 5th ADSP (Art Documents Support Program by SHISEIDO)

2003

Special Prize at “The 6th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art”

2005

Nominated for McCormick Tribune Foundation Competition, Chicago, U.S.A

Workshops

2003

“Where have the flowers gone?” Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
“Searching for the Lights” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

2005

“Making a New Map” Aoyama Spiral Garden, Tokyo
“Let the flowers bloom in the gallery” Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

2007

“Kiseki-no-niwa” Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China
“Yume-no-Shima / Ocean Island” Gyeonggido Museum of Modern Art and Ansan City, Korea
“ECHOS - Infinity” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

2008

“Where have the flowers gone?” Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Artists in Residence

2003

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, USA

2006

Ssamzie Space Studio Program, Seoul, Korea

2007

Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea